Supporting mental health post-disaster: Disseminating a ‘Skills for Psychological Recovery’ training program to practitioners across Queensland

Following the 2011 natural disasters in Queensland, the Queensland Government funded delivery of the SPR training and support program to hundreds of health, mental health and welfare providers across the state. This paper reports on the delivery and evaluation of…

Skills for Psychological Recovery: basic and effective strategies to manage common psychological issues following disaster

Workshop A significant proportion of people experience a range of psychological issues and distress in the months after a disaster. Many of the people affected in this way can be assisted by primary care and mental health professionals using brief…